21 Mar '17, 8am

World Down Syndrome Day 2017 - #MyVoiceMyCommunity

World Down Syndrome Day 2017 - #MyVoiceMyCommunity

, so named because persons with Down Syndrome carry three copies of the 21st chromosome. This year the theme is "My Voice, My Community." Here's a global video journey promoting inclusion of people with Down syndrome. It features videos of people with Down syndrome, among their friends and peers. They talk about how it is important for their voices to be heard, as equal citizens of their countries and they encourage their governments to listen to their concerns. You can also help promote awareness of Down Syndrome today by wearing colourful socks! Tomorrow (21 March 2017) is World Down Syndrome Day. Help raise awareness for persons with Down Syndrome by wearing colourful socks and posting a picture of it on social media, tag and hashtag #MyVoiceMyCommunity (the theme this year), #WDSD17 and #SGWDSD. I must say @sgminds is doing a fabulous job of providing special #educatio...

Full article: http://www.camemberu.com/2017/03/world-down-syndrome-day-...

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